U of M police: Be alert for suspicious man possibly carrying a knife

The man should be avoided, police say.
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Residents around the University of Minnesota campus have been alerted by police about a suspicious man possibly carrying a knife or screwdriver. 

Campus police issued an emergency notification Sunday morning describing him as a black man approximately 30-years-old with a heavyset build, short hair and wearing a orange or red jacket. He was also said to be carrying New Balance shoes at the time. 

The suspicious man was last seen close to Keller Hall in the Knoll Area of the East Bank campus, and police suspect he might've been high on drugs. 

Anyone who sees a man matching the description is asked to avoid him and call call 911 or 612-624-7828.  

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